Featured Community: Scotland Heights in Waldorf, Maryland
Living in Southern Maryland has so much to offer its residents, especially those interested in rich history, those who are active or retired military, and those just wanting an overall higher quality of life. It consists of Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s counties with St. Mary’s County considered the birthplace of religious freedom in the US. There are multiple military bases providing great opportunities and resources for military families and veterans. The area boasts even more great qualities that will allow you to live a well-rounded life. That’s why Dream Finders Homes is happy to offer new homes in Waldorf, MD located in Charles County. Today we’d like to highlight Scotland Heights, our Waldorf, Maryland community filled with our energy-efficient and thoughtfully designed homes.
Scotland Heights is the Family-Friendly Community You’ve Been Looking For!Scotland Heights is an extremely convenient community that has everything you need near everything you want. It’s located just off Berry Road and Route 301 in Waldorf, MD which is part of the northern side of Charles County. You’ll be happy to plant roots here for many reasons. The community grants you easy access to shopping, dining, and entertainment throughout Waldorf. In minutes you can pick up groceries at large retailers like Walmart and Target and shop and dine at St. Charles Towne Center and Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que. Plus, there is a slew of other options on either side of Route 301. The convenience of this community’s location doesn’t stop there. It’s easy to find even more amenities and attractions nearby with its access to popular areas in Southern Maryland, Metro DC, and Northern Virginia. One noteworthy attraction is the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Baseball Stadium, which is less than 10 miles away! The whole family can enjoy tons of outdoor activities within and around the community as it features a multi-purpose playfield, picnic area, and tot lots.
Speaking of family, Scotland Heights is home to one of the best school districts in Maryland so it’s perfect for growing families with school-aged children. However, many types of buyers will enjoy living in this new up-and-coming community with exceptional single family homes for sale. Need lots of space? We have 40, 44, and 50-foot homesites floor plans ranging from 2,779 to 3,941 square feet. They’re all 2 stories with unfinished basements that can be upgraded for extra rooms. With features like formal dining rooms, flex rooms, rec rooms, offices, and cafes on top of the many available upgrades, the level of personalization is extraordinary. Scotland Heights also offers townhomes for sale. The Foxcroft townhome plan includes 3 levels of spacious living and storage. There are 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and a 2-car garage all within its 2,384 square feet. You’ll have many upgrade options available to personalize it to suit your needs like adding a full bathroom and bedroom on the first floor. Take a closer look with a tour of our newest models, the Foxcroft (townhome) and the Stirling (single family home).
Should I Move to Waldorf?Absolutely, yes! Among all of the cities in Charles County, Waldorf is the best. It was ranked #1 and #2 for Best Places to Raise a Family and Best Places to Live in Charles County respectively according to niche.com. Military Times named it in its Top 10 Best for Vets. Places to Live and CNNMoney ranked it #1 in Best Places to Live for its “welcoming vibe and safe streets.” It’s a great place to live overall with many positive qualities that have people flocking here from all over. One of the top reasons people come to live in Waldorf, MD is its proximity to our nation’s capital, Washington, DC. It’s approximately 23 miles away allowing an easy commute for those working in the area or who simply prefer a quiet suburb away from the hustle and bustle. It’s also a great way to take advantage of a lower cost of living, including housing, when compared to the Metro DC area. Commuting to other areas such as Baltimore and Richmond, Virginia is easy too via I-95 and the prompt transportation system is helpful for those without a vehicle. And with airports like the Reagan National Airport less than an hour away, you can easily travel for work or vacation.
The top-notch school system and outdoor activities are why it’s a great place for families. You can rest assured that the schools your children attend will be of high quality. The Charles County Public Schools comprise 36 schools and four educational centers that help students maintain some of the highest graduation rates in Maryland. There’s no shortage of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors and stay active in Waldorf. It has 4,000 acres of open space and miles of shoreline and waterways. Enjoy a range of community parks, playgrounds, and sports complexes with tons of fun to be had. Hike along miles of trails, fish at the campsites, play a few rounds at the regionally-acclaimed golf course, and so much more.
Southern Maryland and Charles County as a whole are quality areas to live in. Best known for its rich history, fresh seafood (especially the Maryland crabs), and scenic nature views, Southern Maryland offers an excellent quality of life. The variety of regional attractions combined with the vibrant, yet laid-back small-town vibe has attracted young professionals and families. There are endless options for shopping and dining, especially seafood restaurants of course. Living here provides a nice mix of leisure activities with tons of natural beauty to view and exciting amenities bursting with urban energy. It’s truly something special!